www.esnkenosha.org. Mission Statement. To strengthen the delivery of emergency services to meet basic needs for individuals and families in Kenosha County through coordinated planning, collaborative strategies, and public advocacy. What is poverty.
Poverty can be defined in many different ways, but the Federal poverty guidelines are intended to indicate the minimum resources families need for an adequate standard of living.
2013: $23,550 for a family of four
Poverty Threshold:: Estimated by Census Bureau to report how many Americans are living in poverty.
City of Kenosha: 15.5%
Kenosha County: 11.6%
US Census ACS 2007-2011, Table S1701
Source: UW- Extension
A snapshot of homeless individuals and families in emergency shelter, transitional housing, and living on the street or turned away from services due to a lack of capacity in programming for a 24 hour period.
On one night in January of 2013
3. Rental Assistance
Racine/Kenosha Nutrition Education Program
Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency
Revised September 30, 2010; January 4, 2011, 7/2013